43rd Annual Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards
Thursday, June 14
Better than: Disco roller derby.
If you closed your eyes and listened to the parade of songs and familiar voices emanating from the Marriott Marquis' luminary-packed sixth-floor ballroom last night, you might have tho ... More >>
Members of the armed services who have come home face substantially higher unemployment rates than the government claims, an Iraq and Afghanistan advocacy group claims. And 37 percent of veterans surveyed say they know a fellow vet who committed suicide following deployment.
The report comes from I ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg appeared on a Super Bowl-themed Meet The Press segment this morning, and sounded off on topics like increasing taxes for the wealthy, his Mayors Against Illegal Guns Super Bowl ad and the potential for an Iraq War veterans' parade in the city. Paired with Indiana Governor Mitch Danie ... More >>
Anyone who has followed the effort to repeal Don't Ask, Don't tell will have noticed someone prominent missing from the debate over the past couple weeks: Lt. Dan Choi. As the attempt to end the law before the Republicans take over congress has sputtered along, Choi has been missing in action ... More >>
The Voice mourns the loss of Richard Leck, a longtime East Village habitue who passed away of heart disease on Dec. 19.
Leck, 75, was one of that disappearing class of people who make the neighborhood more colorful and more interesting than the yuppie scum who invade this sacred ground and drive ... More >>